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This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.
Proposals to opt out of international human rights agreements in future conflicts are misguided and risk stripping people - including British troops - of their rights, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
The Supreme Court's decision in favour of the rights of an unmarried woman to her late partner's pension was today welcomed by the Law Society.
Lawyers across the world run the risk of harassment, imprisonment and even murder just for doing their jobs, the Law Society said today as it marked the Day of the Endangered Lawyer.
Nicole Bigby examines the redefinition of lawyers' roles and our advisory services in response to the emerging area of business and human rights.
We welcome the backing of protections that back limitations on the interception of legally privileged material.
Our new guide on business and human rights is a useful resource for legal practitioners
The Law Society has released a new guide on human rights - find out more
Our new guidance supports the role solicitors play in fighting modern slavery.
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